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LIGONIER 2016

Perfect weather for our Ligonier Day! We have good crowds, excellent ringing and lots of food. Come out and hear us this afternoon. (Tug-of-War at 3 and ringing after.) The Tug-of-War followed the usual pattern. You may notice a few non-ringer kilts in the mix: Sadly, the girls won again. (But rules were not being […]

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Tour 2016

The ringers have returned from their 2016 Tour to Romania, Hungary, Czech Republic and Slovakia. It is great to be home, but what awesome memories we all have from our 22 days of travel together. Following is a short clip from a Hungarian TV station in Debrecen. Interviews are usually short and the cameramen usually […]

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Ligonier 2015

We enjoyed a near-perfect day at the annual Ligonier Highland Games this year. For the first time in at least 14 years, EVERY ringer was there for the entire day and the ringing was fantastic – especially for so early in the season! Liz and Skip Peters joined us for the day and we are […]

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All Ringers Concert 2015

Ringers 1, Ringers 2, Ringers 3, Sonorilo and the Southminster Handbell Ensemble shared their music with the congregation on Tuesday evening, April 7.  We are thankful for a great audience, a great year, and for a great meal prepared by Jim Weetman!  Here are a few images from our season finale (thanks to Tacy Byham).

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Christmas Eve 2014

What a beautiful evening to be ringing outside this year!  At least it was warm and comfortable at the beginning ofthe evening…  Then came the rain and winds during the 8:00 service.  After retrieving a table from the road and rescuing some soggy pads, the ringers moved to the Southminster House porch for the remainder […]

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Uptown Light Night – Nov. 20, 2014

It was a bit chilly as the ringers performed for people rushing by to get to the nearest warm place, but this is a hearty bunch and it was great practice for Christmas Eve!!  We hope to see everyone at Southminster before or after the Christmas Eve services.               […]

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Ligonier Highland Games 2014

The ringers first event of every year is the Highland Games at Idlewild Park in Ligonier. We had a beautiful day and great audiences this year and thanks to everyone who helped make the day a success once again.

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Tenth Annual Ringers of Southminster Concert – May 6, 2014

Here are all of our great ringers.  Thanks to all of you who made this a great evening of music:  

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Christmas Ringing – Part 2

The busy Christmas season is over and everyone survived. Christmas Eve temperatures started in the mid 20′s and dropped to 14 degrees by the end of the ringing night (at 12:30 am). Here are some highlights from the season:

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